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ULB polls: Campaigning ends with promises, assurances

Bhubaneswar, Apr 5: On the last day of the campaigning for polls the eight urban local bodies (ULBs) of the State which would go to polls on April 7, top leaders of the three political parties, the BJD, the Congress and the BJP, along with candidates and local workers organisied rallies, meetings and door-to-door campaign to woo voters.

Chief Minister and BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik campaigned for party candidates at Paradip on Sunday.

“Our State Government has done many good things. I expect the Biju Janata Dal to do very well in these elections,” said the Chief Minister.

Party Rajya Sabha member and Odia film actor Anubhav Mohanty, MLA and cine artist Akash Das Nayak along with other film personalities hit the campaign trail for their party candidates in the ULBs.

Senior BJP leaders Manmohan Samal campaigned in Sunabeda while Pratap Sarangi hit the trial in Balimela, Surendra Lath in Dharamgarh, Leader of BJP Legislature Party Basant Panda in Tusara, Jayanarayan Mishra in Rairakhol, Brajarajnagar MLA Radharani Panda in Belpahar, Samir Dey in Paradip and Surama Padhy in Daspalla.

From Congress party, leaders like Jharsuguda MLA Naba Das, senior leader Kishore Patel campaigned in the ULBs of western Odisha districts. Other party leaders were seen busy in door-to-door campaigns in the poll-bund ULBs.


Elections will be held in Balimela, Sunabeda, Rairakhol, Paradip and Belpahar municipalities and Dharamgarh, Tusara and Daspalla NACs on April 7.

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